Using Levels as an adjustment layer


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Using Levels as an adjustment layer

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to apply Levels as an Adjustment layer. We'll see that there are a few differences when you're working inside the Adjustments panel as opposed to inside the Levels dialog box. But even though it's a little more challenging to work this way, it's worth the effort. Because an Adjustment layer, as you may recall from Chapter 7, in the Fundamentals portions of the series, an Adjustment layer keeps your modifications editable. I'm still working inside Flat photoCD image.tif, found inside the 14_levels_curves folder.

In order to create an Adjustment layer, I need to bring up the Adjustments panel. I want to keep the Adjustments panel over here in the right-hand stack this time around, because we don't have a lot of layers. So if I scrunch the Layers panel, no big deal. So I am going to go ahead and grab this collection of icons right there, and I am going to move it just above layers, like so, drop it into place. So there is th...

Using Levels as an adjustment layer
Video duration: 3m 12s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Using Levels as an adjustment layer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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